Moorefield, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 2,433 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 
Males: 1,182  (48.6%)
Females: 1,251  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26836.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,392 (it was $24,178 in 2000)
Moorefield:

$35,392
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,330 (it was $15,704 in 2000)

Moorefield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,101 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Moorefield:

$103,101
WV:

$119,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $573.

March 2019 cost of living index in Moorefield: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.6%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 24.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Moorefield, WV (2010)
    • 1,90374.8%White alone
    • 28111.0%Hispanic
    • 1967.7%Black alone
    • 1204.7%Asian alone
    • 271.1%Two or more races
    • 110.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone

Races in Moorefield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Moorefield, West Virginia as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Moorefield is 221 to 1.


Crime rates in Moorefield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(82.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.5)
2
(81.3)
1
(41.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(41.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(373.0)
4
(166.0)
15
(616.8)
8
(324.5)
4
(163.7)
10
(398.7)
30
(1,178)
21
(832.3)
7
(280.9)
21
(840.0)
17
(681.9)
29
(1,176)
36
(1,463)
19
(786.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(248.7)
14
(580.9)
9
(370.1)
18
(730.2)
14
(572.8)
14
(558.2)
3
(117.8)
4
(158.5)
2
(80.3)
1
(40.0)
11
(441.2)
6
(243.2)
5
(203.3)
2
(82.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(1,326)
35
(1,452)
31
(1,275)
46
(1,866)
68
(2,782)
45
(1,794)
47
(1,845)
16
(634.2)
17
(682.2)
32
(1,280)
39
(1,564)
48
(1,946)
73
(2,967)
66
(2,731)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(82.9)
3
(124.5)
6
(246.7)
4
(162.3)
4
(163.7)
2
(79.7)
5
(196.3)
1
(39.6)
1
(40.1)
2
(80.0)
1
(40.1)
2
(81.1)
2
(81.3)
1
(41.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.1)
1
(40.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)230.4141.9252.9203.7311.8197.0345.1206.192.3228.4233.1368.9497.2308.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Moorefield, WV

Crime rate in Moorefield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.72
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: German (43.7%), American (6.7%), Ethiopian (4.3%), Irish (3.9%), English (3.6%), African (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 829 feet

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,493 people per square mile   (low).

Moorefield, West Virginia map

435 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 3.0% Africa).

This town:

14.2%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $558 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $453 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (86.5 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (105.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (213.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Petersburg, WV (3.1 miles ),
Burlington, WV (4.4 miles),
Wardensville, WV (4.5 miles ),
Basye, VA (4.5 miles ),
Basye-Bryce Mountain, VA (4.5 miles ),
Romney, WV (4.7 miles ),
Elk Garden, WV (4.9 miles ),
Kitzmiller, MD (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.06 N, Longitude: 78.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,503 (+81.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 942 (68.3%)

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Moorefield, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Moorefield, WV in 2017
Moorefield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $42,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $34,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $41,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $70,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Moorefield, WV residents
Average permit cost in Moorefield, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.1%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +139 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in Moorefield, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (26.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.2%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (34.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (11.3%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.3%)
  • Truck transportation (3.0%)
  • Health care (2.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (18.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Social assistance (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Moorefield, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (17.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Woodworkers (3.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Child care workers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)

Average climate in Moorefield, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Moorefield-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the Moorefield town center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moorefield-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 210.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 275.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.8 miles away from Moorefield center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 102.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardy County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moorefield topographic map

Main business address for: SUMMIT FINANCIAL GROUP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Moorefield:

  • RENAL CENTER OF MOOREFIELD, LLC (8 LEE ST 2ND FLOOR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Moorefield:

  • GRANT COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PETERSBURG, WV)
  • DAVIS STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PETERSBURG, WV)
  • GRANT MEMORIAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PETERSBURG, WV)

College/University in Moorefield:

  • Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 478; Location: 316 Eastern Drive; Public; Website: www.Eastern.wvnet.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moorefield:

  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 38 miles; Middletown, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,144)
  • Frostburg State University (about 41 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 43 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • James Madison University (about 44 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Shenandoah University (about 44 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 55 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • American Public University System (about 62 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)

Public high school in Moorefield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Moorefield:

  • MOOREFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 633, Location: 400 NORTH MAIN STREET, Grades: PK-2)
  • MOOREFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 455, Location: 303 CALEDONIA HEIGHT DRIVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • MOOREFIELD INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 345 CALEDONIA HEIGHTS ROAD, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Moorefield

Library in Moorefield:

  • HARDY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $170,330; Location: 102 N. MAIN ST.; 39,807 books; 1,027 audio materials; 1,573 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 66 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Moorefield: Moorefield Volunteer Fire Department (A), Fraley Ambulance Service (B), Hardy County Public Library (C), Hardy County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Moorefield: SUMMIT FINANCIAL GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Moorefield: Tannery Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Olivet Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: South Fork South Branch Potomac River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Moorefield: Moorefield Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Evans Motel (508 North Main Street).

Court: Hardy County - Court House Tdd Line (204 Washington).

Hardy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Moorefield and their reported violations in the past:

MOOREFIELD MUNICIPAL WATER (Address: 206 WINCHESTER AVENUE , Population served: 2,689, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-12-2010)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HARDY COUNTY PSD-ROUTE 55 (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 802, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
HARDY COUNTY PSD-TROUT RUN (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 245, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-20-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
HARDY COUNTY PSD BAKER (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 150, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-03-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMP PINNACLE (Address: 204 WASHINGTON STREET , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HARDY COUNTY PSD MARVIN CHAPEL (Population served: 90, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Moorefield that have no violations reported:

  • HARDY COUNTY PSD 220 SOUTH (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 1,996, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • HARDY COUNTY PSD 220 N (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 1,331, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • HARDY COUNTY PSD-SOUTH FORK (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 244, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CALDONIA HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

56.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Moorefield (2011 data):

  • Summit Community Bank, Inc: Sfgi Direct Branch, at 310 North Main Street, Treasury Branch. Info updated 2007/06/26: Bank assets: $1,442.5 mil, Deposits: $1,025.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Summit Financial Group, Inc.
  • The Capon Valley Bank: Moorefield Branch at 717 North Main Street, branch established on 1986/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.5 mil, Deposits: $136.8 mil, headquarters in Wardensville, WV, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Grant County Bank: South Branch Square Branch at 500 South Main Street, branch established on 1999/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $248.7 mil, Deposits: $209.0 mil, headquarters in Petersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Bankshares, Inc.
  • Pendleton Community Bank, Inc.: Moorefield Branch at 402 South Main Street, branch established on 1999/07/26. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $253.5 mil, Deposits: $218.5 mil, headquarters in Franklin, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Allegheny Bancshares, Inc.
  • First United Bank & Trust: Moorefield Branch at South Branch Square Route 220, branch established on 1993/05/03. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $1,383.1 mil, Deposits: $1,034.0 mil, headquarters in Oakland, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First United Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Moorefield:

Marital status in Moorefield, WV
  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Moorefield:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
West Virginia average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Moorefield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Moorefield, WV (based on Hardy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,69829
Mainline Protestant2,15025
Catholic1531
Other-3
None8,024-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Hardy County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hardy County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Hardy County:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.4%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hardy County:

13.2%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Moorefield:

47.2%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.3%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Moorefield:

28.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Moorefield:

22.3%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.4%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

34.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

51.9%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.1%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moorefield, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$27,149$40,7240$0
Sewerage 7$24,725$42,3860$0
Water Supply 6$16,988$33,9760$0
Streets and Highways 5$11,519$27,6460$0
Financial Administration 3$8,687$34,7480$0
Parks and Recreation 3$6,503$26,0120$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,677$68,1248$3,318
Police - Other 1$2,515$30,1800$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$860
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,355
Totals for Government 34$103,763$36,62211$5,533

Moorefield government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,489,000 ($612.00)
    Water Utilities: $820,000 ($337.03)
    Police Protection: $406,000 ($166.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000 ($138.92)
    General - Other: $271,000 ($111.39)
    Regular Highways: $213,000 ($87.55)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($18.08)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($6.58)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($4.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($4.52)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($4.11)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($2.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000 ($2.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($2.47)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $54,000 ($22.19)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($4.52)
    Other - Libraries: $7,000 ($2.88)
    Other - Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($0.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $360,000 ($147.97)
    General Public Building: $301,000 ($123.72)
    Regular Highways: $163,000 ($67.00)
    Sewerage: $139,000 ($57.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000 ($24.25)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($16.85)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($2.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,087,000 ($446.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $260,000 ($106.86)

Moorefield government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $682,000 ($280.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $164,000 ($67.41)
    Regular Highways: $133,000 ($54.67)
    Other: $40,000 ($16.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $24,000 ($9.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,344,000 ($552.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $64,000 ($26.30)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($4.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,185,000 ($487.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $706,000 ($290.18)
    General Local Government Support: $36,000 ($14.80)
  • Tax - Property: $772,000 ($317.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $227,000 ($93.30)
    Other Selective Sales: $97,000 ($39.87)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $40,000 ($16.44)
    Other License: $12,000 ($4.93)

Moorefield government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,848,000 ($2403.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,646,000 ($2320.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $202,000 ($83.03)

Moorefield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,000,000 ($822.03)

4.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grant County, WV  1.03% ($27,696 average AGI)
from Hampshire County, WV  0.54% ($26,310)


4.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grant County, WV  0.89% ($26,979 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, WV  0.52% ($20,000)
Businesses in Moorefield, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Moorefield:

  • WELD (690 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FISHER, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTX (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROADWAY-TIMBERVILLE, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moorefield:

  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WELD-FM (101.7 FM; PETERSBURG, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Moorefield:

  • WAZT-CA (Channel 10; WOODSTOCK, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
Moorefield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Moorefield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 394ft / 120mTotal length
  • $1,026,000Total costs
  • 122,157Total average daily traffic
  • 10,895Total average daily truck traffic
  • 134,755Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Moorefield, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 182000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Moorefield, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Moorefield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Moorefield, WV)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Moorefield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24946 , Serial Number: 3554, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 04/10/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Roy P Harper, 7293 Us Highway 220 S, Moorefield, WV 26836
  • Aircraft: PILATUS AIRCRAFT LTD PC-12/47E (Category: Land, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-67P (1272 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 399NG , Serial Number: 1399, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 05/31/2019
    Registrant (LLC): 399ng LLC, 300 N Main St, Moorefield, WV 26836
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 415DK , Serial Number: 3356, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1954, Certificate Issue Date: 07/31/2008
    Registrant (Individual): John P Breazzano, 1017 Durgon Run Rd, Moorefield, WV 26836
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4769A , Serial Number: 22-3917, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/18/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Ward A Dba Malcolm, 1016 Powder Springs Rd, Moorefield, WV 26836, Other Owners: Farms Malcolm
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7764X , Serial Number: 17248264, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 05/29/2019
    Registrant (Partnership): Ward A Malcolm, 1016 Powder Springs Rd, Moorefield, WV 26836, Other Owners: Michael P Riggleman
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 0-58B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 46044 , Serial Number: 058B13674, Year manufactured: 1944, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/1967
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Flg Club Co Ow Durgon, , Moorefield, WV 26836, Other Owners: Lawrence R Ambrogi, Harlan C Keplinger, S L Jr Harper
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/29/2018

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 32. The highest number of fires - 52 took place in 2018, and the least - 16 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Moorefield, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.6%), and Outside Fires (31.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Moorefield, WV
    • 23749.6%Structure Fires
    • 15231.8%Outside Fires
    • 7816.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 112.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Moorefield, WV

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Moorefield, West Virginia:

  • Evans Motel, 508 N Main St, Moorefield, West Virginia 26836 , Phone: (304) 538-7771
  • South Branch Inn, 1500 US 220 N, Moorefield, West Virginia 26836 , Phone: (304) 538-2033, Fax: (304) 538-2036
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Moorefield, West Virginia
Most common first names in Moorefield, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5179.7 years
James4973.7 years
John3576.5 years
William3275.5 years
Charles3274.6 years
Robert2775.9 years
Harry2076.2 years
George1774.5 years
Thomas1773.2 years
Ralph1768.1 years
Most common last names in Moorefield, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crites3674.6 years
See3575.2 years
Whetzel3369.4 years
Wilson3076.3 years
Smith2977.2 years
Wolfe2576.5 years
Kuykendall2479.8 years
Sherman2472.8 years
Helmick2273.9 years
Wratchford2279.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Moorefield, WV
  • 51.6%Electricity
  • 23.5%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Moorefield, WV
  • 84.5%Electricity
  • 5.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Moorefield compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ethiopia (population 500+)"
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